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Guest post – My first taste of age...

Before my time at Smoking Gun, I’d never had the chance to sample agency life….

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Guest post – Digital strategies an...

Not-for-profit trade association Vice President of Communications and freelance digital marketing consultant Mark McGee stresses the importance of planning, and movie knowledge.

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Guest blog: Understanding Google

Examining Google’s products in a systematic way can give some clear indications as to their strategic objectives for the future.

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Not Always App-propriate

Peter Craven is the joint managing director of Madhouse Associates, a Manchester based integrated marketing agency which boasts Toyota and…

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G’day! An upside down look at consumer...

How different can a PR agency in Sydney be to a UK consumer PR agency like Smoking Gun? I moved to the other side of the world to pursue my career in PR I thought, new media to learn, contacts to make but how different can it be, right? Wrong! Moving to Sydney Australia has been a learning curve from start to finish.

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Are Press Release Distribution and News ...

Manchester PR agency Smoking Gun is a firm believer in the power of online PR and welcomed the thoughts of Graham Parker on the merits of news distribution.

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The Blogosphere explained – guest ...

Erica Douglas, author of Little Mummy blog, shares her thoughts with us about the world of blogging and why its changed her life

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I had a (day) dream

Does day dreaming help increase creativity at work? How can daydreaming be beneficial to you? For instance can it help you to rehearse the changes you want to make in your life? Be a good stress reliever, simply give you a break? All of those things. Specifically day-dreaming helps you, personally or vicariously, to imagine future events or recall past ones.

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Successful Entrepreneurs Take Action Say...

Read about one bald man’s mission to motivate 1 million people in the UK to make a difference to their lives and be inspired to take positive action yourself. More than just a PR stunt, this Manchester businessman has a credible long term goal.

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Free Webinar: Supporting Brands Through ...

  How to communicate effectively during the coronavirus crisis and why businesses need to be planning for the long-term now  …

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Which brands have put their money where ...

Corporate Social Responsibility and greater brand purpose were the buzzwords  of every PR agency at the start of the year…

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Comms Strategy: 4 things to have in your...

As we face the single biggest challenge in a generation, it’s easy to retreat, to panic, to be led by…

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Blagger’s Blog: Royal blood, blood...

Weekly High While the BBC’s recent adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic ‘Dracula’ divided opinion, the billboard used to promote the…

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Blagger’s Blog: Democracy… I...

Weekly High You should know only too-well by now that Smoking Gun is a huge supporter of sustainability and a…

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Blagger’s Blog: Best of Christmas ...

Weekly High It’s being touted as the £100 Christmas ad that ‘blows John Lewis out of the water’. Let’s avoid…

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